2013-14: • Missed the final 10 games of the season with broken ribs (3/27-4/13)
• Finished 1st among Sabres defenseman in goals (9), as well as 2nd in assists (13) and points (22) • Finished 2nd among Sabres skaters in average TOI (21:53) • Recorded two points (1+1) at TBL (3/6) • Tallied three points (1+2) and was a plus- three vs. SJS (2/28)
• Netted two goals vs. CBJ (1/18) • Served a three-game suspension (1/9-1/14)
• Contributed a goal at MIN (1/2) and vs. BOS (2/26) • Registered an assist, five shots on goal and four hits at TOR (12/27) • Contributed a pair of assists over 24:10 TOI vs. TOR (11/29)
• Notched a power play goal at PHI (11/21)
• Registered his second career fighting major along with a career-high 11 PIM at LAK (11/7)
• Scored his first goal of the season vs. ANA (11/2)
• Credited with an assist, four hits and four blocked shots vs. DAL (10/28)
• Logged a season-high 27:55 TOI and tallied an assist for his first point of the season at NYI (10/15)
WHL West Second All-Star Team (2009) NHL All-Rookie Team (2010) Calder Memorial Trophy (2010)
Signed as a free agent by Klagenfurt (Austria), October 15, 2012.
This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.